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Librarian Jessie (#46964858)
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Bio Photo I was named for a (distant) relative, Jessie Ohl Darrow of Ohio (first wife of Clarence Darrow). My grandmother, Jessie Darrow Davis of Pennsylvania, highly disapproved of Clarence.

I have been tracing my family tree since 1980 and am currently researching my Affelder and Zugsmith relatives, with a focus on Germany, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York. As a sideline, I try to input memorials for Jewish cemeteries and individuals in Chicago and elsewhere.

My Findagrave image is a photo of my father's headstone in Chesterton, Indiana. He was a radio engineer, a telegrapher and ham radio enthusiast. The face on the memorial bears a slight resemblance to him, but the gargoyle figure and pyramid topper are both a whimsy of the talented sculptor who created the monument.

When asking for corrections or transfers, please request thru the memorial link. When requesting a transfer, your FAG number would be appreciated. Give me a few days to a month to comply or reply.
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Michelle Henry
ainsworth in Chautauaqua County
Several years ago I corresponded with Marjorie Murfin of Grove City, OH, who, after considerable research, believed that Hiram Ainsworth ( husband of Julia Hayner) was the son of Eleazer Ainsworth & Hannah Searles. Eleazer Ainsworth was the son of Joseph Ainsworth and Rebecca Allard. Joseph Ainsworth was the son of Edward Ainsworth and Joanna Hemingway.
Apparently there were two Hiram Ainsworths living at about the same time, one b. 1806 and died in Spartansburg, PA in 1889; the other born 1803/05 in Claremont, NH, married to Marie Louise Chamberlain and died in Jefferson County Iowa in 1885.
Have you run across any of her research?
Added by Michelle Henry on Mar 13, 2015 12:51 PM
Hello from Austria !
Thank you so much - with best regards to you and your Family !
Added by Charlotte on Mar 13, 2015 11:18 AM
Michelle Henry
RE: Booths
Yes, Julia Ainsworth Booth was my gr-gr-gr-grandmother. I have quite a bit of information on the Booths and the Ainsworths.
Added by Michelle Henry on Feb 02, 2015 9:53 AM
Joanna Davis Ainsworth 71776996
Thank you for sponsoring this memorial
Added by ASB on Jan 28, 2015 7:45 AM
Message re Babette Hilb memorial
Well spotted that this is a duplicate......I had completely missed it. I have contacted the owner of the original memorial and asked if she would like me to assign her my memorial so that she can combine them.

Added by familyfinder on Dec 19, 2014 7:50 AM
Bill and Denise
We added the photo for Adelheid Zork and while at the cemetery there were many more Zork's that we added. Not sure if they are related or needed by you, but thought we would let you know. Have a blessed day.
Added by Bill and Denise on Nov 12, 2014 8:13 PM
Harold Kornhauser
Thanks for sponsoring his memorial!
Added by Jil on Nov 09, 2014 6:03 AM
Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
Ms. Fannie Brilles
Thank you for sponsoring her memorial, and I've happily transferred her over to your care. My best, Cor.
Added by Corey & Douglas Marshall-... on Nov 08, 2014 6:17 AM
RE: Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery
Hi there, all the memorials I have a took pictures of, I will post them as I can. Please let me know if you would like me to transfer them to you. I am of no relation, but as I was wandering to find the stones for your requests I took many others. There of course are many more Franks and Alders than I took pictures or made memorials for. I love that cemetery so if you ever need me to go!
Added by Michelle on Oct 29, 2014 2:46 PM
There were many other alders buried in the same plot, they don't have memorials if you are interested
Added by Michelle on Oct 27, 2014 10:45 AM
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